Papa John's founder and chairman John Schnatter and his wife Annette have an estimated net worth over $240,000,000.
Schnatter began making and selling pizza in the back of his father's tavern (Mick's Lounge) in 1983. Customers fell in love with his pizza, and he quickly expanded into an adjoining space.
He opened the first Papa John's in 1984 and by 1999 had made Fortune magazine's 40 richest under 40 list.
There are well over 3,000 Papa John’s locations in all 50 of the United States, as well as international locations in 30 countries.